Tagged: Religious minorities

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Jun 21, 2022

Interfaith Conference Works to “Welcome the Stranger”

Jun 21, 2022

Interfaith Conference Works to “Welcome the Stranger” Leaders of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish groups responding to refugee crises in different parts of the world gathered in Geneva June 20-21.

Sep 23, 2020

Path to Genocide: An Exhibit on the Rohingya Explained

Sep 23, 2020

Path to Genocide: An Exhibit on the Rohingya Explained A new exhibit tells stories of the Rohingya, and how they went from citizens to outsiders to victims of genocide.

Sep 18, 2020

When You Say ‘Never Again,’ Remember the Rohingya

Sep 18, 2020

When You Say ‘Never Again,’ Remember the Rohingya We invite the entire American-Jewish community to commit to acting in 5781 to support the Rohingya people.

Dec 03, 2018

Seeing Firsthand the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Dec 03, 2018

Seeing Firsthand the Rohingya Refugee Crisis My first visit to Bangladesh to learn firsthand about the Rohingya refugee crisis – and I wasn't sure what to expect.

Aug 01, 2016

Eid Mubarak: HIAS Staff at the White House

Aug 01, 2016

Eid Mubarak: HIAS Staff at the White House Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim celebration held at the end of the month-long period of fasting known as Ramadan. It’s a day of togetherness, when families and neighbors gather, all in their best clothes. There are lights, and candy for the kids, and a general atmosphere of festiveness that resembles Christmas or Hanukah.

Nov 12, 2014

The Lautenberg Amendment: A Lifeline for Iran’s Religious Minorities

Nov 12, 2014

The Lautenberg Amendment: A Lifeline for Iran’s Religious Minorities Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

Oct 23, 2014

Giving Back Helps Refugee Volunteer Move Forward

Oct 23, 2014

Giving Back Helps Refugee Volunteer Move Forward Perhaps the most important value my family instilled in me as I was growing up is that “we were the lucky ones.” We were lucky to leave Iran just weeks before the fall of the Shah in 1979. We were lucky we had family in Israel.

Aug 28, 2014

Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities

Aug 28, 2014

Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities By Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi Aug 28, 2014 Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi, summer interns with HIAS Vienna Systemically persecuted, Iranian religious minorities cannot apply for resettlement to the United States from Iran because there is no U.S. embassy. Instead applicants—Armenian and Assyrian Christians, Baha’is, […]

Jun 03, 2013

Senator Lautenberg’s Legislation Brought Thousands to Freedom

Jun 03, 2013

Senator Lautenberg’s Legislation Brought Thousands to Freedom Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities By Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi Aug 28, 2014 Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi, summer interns with HIAS Vienna Systemically persecuted, Iranian religious minorities cannot apply for resettlement to the United States from Iran because there is no U.S. embassy. Instead applicants—Armenian and Assyrian Christians, Baha’is, […]

May 22, 2013

Rampant Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iran

May 22, 2013

Rampant Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iran Paving the Path to Freedom for Iran’s Religious Minorities By Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi Aug 28, 2014 Caroline Gobena and Sheeva Seyfi, summer interns with HIAS Vienna Systemically persecuted, Iranian religious minorities cannot apply for resettlement to the United States from Iran because there is no U.S. embassy. Instead applicants—Armenian and Assyrian Christians, Baha’is, […]